About 1-3 months prior to egg-laying, male and female bald eagles will construct nests together, though the dates vary regionally, nesting earliest in the East and latest in the West.
Male and female bald eagles construct their nests together, about 1 to 3 months prior to egg-laying. Nesting dates and the timing of egg-laying vary regionally; in Florida, they begin nest building in September, in Ohio they begin in February, and in Alaska they begin in January.
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• Sources | (Alderfer, 2006; Andrews and Mosher, 1982; Bortolotti, 1984b; Buehler, 2020; Burnie & Wilson, 2001; Crossley, 2011; Curnutt & Robertson, 1994; Dickinson, 2017; Gill, 2006; Jenkins & Jackman, 2006; Millsap, et al., 2004; Saalfeld & Conway, 2010; Siciliano Martina, 2013; Watts & Duerr, 2010)